4 Bedroom House Adjacent to the Victoria Falls National Park(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Can hear the Victoria Falls roaring in the evening, great sunrises from balcony
The house is styled in safari-eque decor - owned by a legendary safari operator from the 1960 era. A collection of paintings and other art collection adorn the house and every room.
4 bedrooms - 2 bedrooms with double beds and 2 rooms single beds. The house sleeps 8 people comfortably. All rooms are air –conditioning & fans and all beds mosquito netted. Additional plugs and adaptors to charge most camera’s cell phones and computers, have been added to the rooms. All rooms open up to a front veranda for early morning coffee – great time to watch the sun rise. Each bedroom has its own verandah and the rooms all overlook the crystal blue pool.
Bathrooms No. 1 has 1 bath, 1 showers, 1 toilets bathroom No. 2shower & wash hand basin Bathroom 3 : toilet. 2 Fantastic pressure geysers with plenty hot water.
The kitchen is well set out with kettle, coffee maker, microwave, double oven and hob with extractor fan. It has a Large fridge with separate freezer -( 1.20 m 70cm); the kitchen is complete with pans pots, plates and cutlery. Depending on numbers of guests – 5 and over – we will have 2 maids available for washing up, cleaning & laundry. For extra we can provide assistance with continental breakfast.
3 lounging areas – main lounge with fireplace and leather chairs, 2nd lounge with 8 seater dining room table and large sitting area; 3rd lounging area with TV room/bar with full DSTV satellite TV and 1 separate dining room.
The house is 430 square meters living area and on 2 acres adjacent to the Victoria Falls National Park – look out for the elephant walking past!
3 garages for parking; the property is walled and gated with electric fence with new Emergency generator. The property is Within walking distance to the shops, restaurants, take aways and the mighty Victoria Falls.
Member since: 2014
- 430 m²
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Golf Course Front:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Whitewater Rafting
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 7 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100.65
- cleaning fee $37.74
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Located within 10 mins drive of the Mighty Victoria Falls, horseback riding adjacent to the property and into the National Park. Often elephant are seen walking next to the wall into town or returning.
The High Tea at Victoria Falls at 4.00 pm is a must for all those that love being spoilt and return to a gone era . Take time to walk the corridors of the hotel to see the pictures, books and paintings.
For adrenalin seekers there is White water rafting, zip lining, bungee jumping.
For less adventurous - Elephant Back riding, boat cruises, helicopter ride over the Falls
For the outdoor types - wine route in canoes, Hwange National Park 2 hours away, Victoria Falls Park 10 minutes drive, fishing available and can book with our office on the property. Chobe National Park is 1 hours drive from the house and 120,000 elephants cant be wrong - biggest concentration in the world of elephants.
For foodies - the Thai restaurant at Elephant Walk is a must. or Elephant Walk's coffee shop. Mama Africa for traditional cultural food. A must is the Boma Restaurants - bookings essential. Wide variety of game meat, entertainment the whole evening with drummers, fortune telling, a fantastic cultural experience.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: Owner is a well known safari legend who still travels to Tanzania, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa with friends and clients over the past 40 years. He grew up in Kenya and worked and became a director of the Kerr and Downey Safari company, and then trans-located to northern Botswana to start his own safari business. A Very shy and quiet man who loves nature and has varied interests. He loves to collect sculptures, bronzes and artwork from artists around Africa. He feels that the house needs people to be in it and as he still travels on safari the house often is empty for months on end.
Why the Owner Chose Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe:
This house borders on the National Park where there are many passing elephant on a daily basis. It has a comfortable size pool and the gardens 2 acres - big and rolling. When the falls are in flood the spray from them - come down to the house in a fine spray - keeping the garden moist and watered. The house has a quiet and healing atmosphere to it. Each room has its own veranda to relax and contemplate how the day has gone - or gather around the pub - and share and compare the day's activities.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sirlson House is a home - furnished for comfort and space of 430 square metres. Plenty of space with three lounges to spread yourself and your family/friends around. The home backs onto the national park - so often elephants walk past and many times we see buffalo at the back gate. Warthog are often grazing on the front lawn and all animals live peacefully with the residents of Victoria Falls.
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Main Lounge leading out to bar, TV and second lounge area
Dining room with Railway sleeper table and 8 seater
2nd bedroom with two single beds
bedroom 4 leading to passage
2nd living area with a Mukwa table and 8 seater
Door leading to pool area
pool from steps
front entrance from gate
Main lounge and fireplace. persian carpets and furniture carved in Tanzania
Dining room leading onto kitchen and back door
Main bedroom with cupboard and private veranda/balcony to have quiet coffee
4th bedroo with 2 single beds
Passage to the 5 bedrooms - showing Teak parquet flooring throughout house
bathroom with toilet and basin including towels
outside pool area with 4 seater patio furniture
arches with wrought iron long the front of the house at the pool area
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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